Lowell Sherman


Actor, Director
Lowell Sherman

About

Birth Place
San Francisco, California, USA
Born
October 11, 1885
Died
December 28, 1934
Cause of Death
Pneumonia

Biography

Prominment Broadway actor who made his film debut in D.W. Griffith's "Way Down East" (1920) and went on to portray slick ladies' men and lascivious villains in a score of silent films. Sherman exploited his knack for comedy and bedroom politics when he began directing in the early 1930s. He died during the shooting of "Becky Sharp" (1935), which Rouben Mamoulian completed from scratch. M...

Family & Companions

Evelyn Booth
Wife
Actor. Divorced.
Pauline Garon
Wife
Actor. Divorced.
Helene Costello
Wife
Actor. Divorced.

Biography

Prominment Broadway actor who made his film debut in D.W. Griffith's "Way Down East" (1920) and went on to portray slick ladies' men and lascivious villains in a score of silent films. Sherman exploited his knack for comedy and bedroom politics when he began directing in the early 1930s. He died during the shooting of "Becky Sharp" (1935), which Rouben Mamoulian completed from scratch. Married to actresses Evelyn Booth, Pauline Garon and Helene Costello.

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Night Life of the Gods (1935)
Director
Born to Be Bad (1934)
Director
Morning Glory (1933)
Director
Broadway Thru a Keyhole (1933)
Director
She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Director
Ladies of the Jury (1932)
Director
False Faces (1932)
Director
The Greeks Had a Word for Them (1932)
Director
High Stakes (1931)
Director
The Royal Bed (1931)
Director
Bachelor Apartment (1931)
Director
Lawful Larceny (1930)
Director
The Pay Off (1930)
Director

Cast (Feature Film)

What Price Hollywood? (1932)
[Maximillan] Max Carey
False Faces (1932)
Dr. Silas Brenton
The Greeks Had a Word for Them (1932)
Boris Feldman
High Stakes (1931)
Joe Lennon
Bachelor Apartment (1931)
Wayne Carter
The Royal Bed (1931)
Eric VIII
The Pay Off (1930)
Gene Fenmore
He Knew Women (1930)
Geoffrey Clarke
Midnight Mystery (1930)
Tom Austen
Oh Sailor, Behave (1930)
Prince Kosloff
Ladies of Leisure (1930)
Bill Standish
Lawful Larceny (1930)
Guy Tarlow
General Crack (1930)
Leopold II, Emperor of Austria
Mammy (1930)
Westy
Evidence (1929)
Norman Pollock
Mad Hour (1928)
Joe Mack
A Lady of Chance (1928)
Bradley
The Scarlet Dove (1928)
Ivan Orloff
The Divine Woman (1928)
Monsieur Legrande
The Heart of a Follies Girl (1928)
Rogers Winthrop
The Whip Woman (1928)
The Baron
The Garden of Eden (1928)
Henry von Glessing
The Whip (1928)
Greville Sartoris
Convoy (1927)
Ernest Drake
The Girl From Gay Paree (1927)
Robert Ryan
You Never Know Women (1926)
Eugene Foster
The Wilderness Woman (1926)
Alan Burkett
Lost at Sea (1926)
Norman Travers
The Love Toy (1926)
Peter Remsen
The Reckless Lady (1926)
Feodor
Satan in Sables (1925)
Michael Lyev Yervedoff
Monsieur Beaucaire (1924)
King Louis XV
The Spitfire (1924)
Horace Fleming
The Truth About Women (1924)
Warren Carr
The Masked Dancer (1924)
Madhe Azhar, an East Indian prince
Bright Lights of Broadway (1923)
Randall Sherrill
Grand Larceny (1922)
Barry Clive
The Face in the Fog (1922)
Count Alexis Orloff, a Russian nobleman
Molly O' (1921)
Fred Manchester
What No Man Knows (1921)
Craig Dunlap
The Gilded Lily (1921)
Creighton Howard
The New York Idea (1920)
John Karslake
Yes or No (1920)
Paul Derreck
Way Down East (1920)
Lennox Sanderson
Vera, the Medium (1917)
Robert Sterling
The Better Woman (1915)
Frank Barclay
Always in the Way (1915)
Winfred North
Sold (1915)
Johnson
Behind the Scenes (1914)
Teddy Harrington

Production Companies (Feature Film)

False Faces (1932)
Company

Life Events

1920

Screen debut, "Way Down East"

1930

Directorial debut, "Lawful Larceny"

Videos

Movie Clip

What Price Hollywood? (1932) - Beef, Iron And Wine Lowell Sherman (actor turned director, here playing dissolute director "Max Carey") outside the Brown Derby, escorting waitress Mary (Constance Bennett) to his premiere, in George Cukor's What Price Hollywood?, 1932.
What Price Hollywood? (1932) - You Haven't Proposed On the MGM lot, pretty waitress Mary (Constance Bennett) arrives to shoot her bit part for her new customer pal, director Max Carey (Lowell Sherman), in George Cukor's What Price Hollywood?, 1932.
She Done Him Wrong (1933) - Come Up Sometime Salvation Army Captain Cummings (Cary Grant) from next door is cutting a thief (James C. Eagles) some slack, when resident saloon singer Lou (star and screenwriter Mae West) appears, her famous line not quite as usually cited, in She Done Him Wrong, 1933.
Garden Of Eden, The (1928) - The Puritan Costume Trained singer Toni (Corinne Griffith) is tricked by Budapest skin club owner Madame Bauer (Maude George) into wearing a see-through dress for patron Von Glessing (Lowell Sherman), in Lewis Milestone's The Garden Of Eden, 1928.
Lady Of Chance, A (1928) - Men Are That Way Dolly (Norma Shearer) peeping at the keyhole, gets the drop on fellow hotel hustlers Brad (Lowell Sherman) and Gwen (Gwen Lee), who want her to think the last scam didn't work, in A Lady Of Chance, 1928.
Lady Of Chance, A (1928) - Angel Face Opening scene introducing central character Dolly (Norma Shearer) operating a hotel switchboard, and hustlers Brad (Lowell Sherman) and Gwen (Gwen Lee) taking note, from A Lady Of Chance, 1928, directed by Robert Z. Leonard.
Ladies of Leisure - Open, Look Out Below! Opening credits, a substantial social statement, and the introduction of Jerry (Ralph Graves) and Standish (Lowell Sherman), from Frank Capra's Ladies of Leisure, 1930, also starring Barbara Stanwyck.

Companions

Evelyn Booth
Wife
Actor. Divorced.
Pauline Garon
Wife
Actor. Divorced.
Helene Costello
Wife
Actor. Divorced.

Bibliography